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Our blog

Workplace of the Week: New Flyer Industries.

New Flyer is our workplace of the week, for their kind donation of a number of executive parking spaces as prizes in their workplace campaign. Spotted in the New Flyer parking lot on Kernaghan Avenue, Transcona.

Caring chiropractors give 1458 Winnipeg kids a good night’s sleep.

It’s the kind of pile that makes you get a tear in your eye & a warm feeling in your heart. The Manitoba Chiropractors Association partnered with United Way to collect mountains of fleece and flannel for kids whose families … Continue reading

A visit from Mayor Brian Bowman.

Mayor Brian Bowman is visiting this afternoon, to drop off Koats for Kids donations and to talk about how we can tackle homelessness in Winnipeg.

Workplace of the Week: Community spirit growing at Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Food’s United Way campaign is growing! We’re profiling this enthusiastic company for their passion and their strong growth. We talked to the good folks at Manitoba Harvest about how seriously they take giving back to their community. Just … Continue reading

Poverty is not a game.

If you don’t understand a problem, how can you be part of the solution? We host a poverty simulation called Living on the Edge, where people are given roles—single parent, senior with dementia, person experiencing homelessness, teen mother—and they try to make life … Continue reading

Youth United challenge you to 50 not-so-random acts of positivity.

Youth United invited over 100 students from across the city to get to know other passionate young activists at this year’s Student Leadership Conference. Among the inspirations of the day was a list of ’50 Challenges’ (PDF)—fifty ideas celebrating everyday positivity, environmental … Continue reading